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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

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Fieldfisher bags sole instruction for GCA in Tesco profits probe

Fieldfisher has picked up the sole instruction for the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) on its investigation into Tesco’s profit over-statement in September 2014. Fieldfisher senior partner Matthew Lohn is leading the investigation for the GCA alongside the adjudicator’s in-house team. Last year’s £250m overstatement in Tesco’s half-year profits, and saw the company appoint Freshfields Bruckhaus […]

Baker & McKenzie member firm holds forum on redrawing the ASEAN mao

Quisumbing Torres (QT), member firm of Baker & McKenzie International in the Philippines, recently held its 2015 Client Forum entitled ‘Re-drawing the ASEAN Map’, highlighting the key concerns on and reactions to the effects of the ASEAN integration to the business communities within the ASEAN region, particularly in the Philippines. Economic analysts, business leaders, industry […]

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Review into Welsh legal sector to begin next week

A review of the legal sector in Wales is to begin next week to determine how the Welsh Government can improve investment and employment in the industry.  The review has been commissioned by economy minister Edwina Hart and will be undertaken by former Eversheds partner Kevin Doolan, now a partner of the Møller PSF group […]

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Brothers behind India’s Amarchand launch separate firms

A mixture of law firm politics, sibling rivalry and family infighting brought an end to Indian firm Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A Shroff & Co earlier this year after Shroff brothers Shardul and Cyril fell out over their mother’s will. A mixture of law firm politics, sibling rivalry and family infighting brought an end to Indian […]

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DLA Piper launches new TMT consultancy arm

DLA Piper has launched a new corporate finance arm operating under the name Noble Street. The new arm will focus on media, technology and sports sectors and aims to create opportunities for the firm in areas it believes have suffered from a chronic shortage of capital. The group will be based in London but will […]

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